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you needn't be famous

to put down your story

the written word only

enhances your glory


my memoirs are done

inspiration has run dry

only a pile of nibs is left

an ink blot mars my tie


its quite a work of art

though I say so myself

my sober chapters will

enhance many a shelf


its been a strange life

u-turns and blind alleys

an excess of aspirat...

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The Fire and the Rose

The Fire and the Rose


If death greets us singly, one-by-one, alone

And asks why we should not be taken back,

The brave will say (or else the wiser grown)

That little terror lies along that track;

Since each knows well he lives in separate rooms

Though sometimes letting others stay awhile,

But still the doorway closes as a tomb

Excludes affliction, slights the sinner's ...

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